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[SC Gov] Nikki Haley slams Washington after meeting with Obama
Yahoo News ^ | Monday, February 25, 2013 | Chris Moody

Posted on 02/25/2013 9:20:46 PM PST by upchuck

During President Barack Obama's meeting with U.S. governors at the White House Monday, the president dismissed members of the press to hold a private, hourlong discussion with the visiting state executives. Whatever was said after the cameras left the room especially incensed South Carolina Republican Gov. Nikki Haley...

"I could not be more frustrated than I am right now," Haley told reporters after the meeting. She said that when she asked Obama if he would consider a last-minute plan to shave about 2 percent from the annual federal budget without increasing taxes, the answer was "no."

"My kids could go and find $83 billion out of a $4 trillion budget," Haley said. "This is not rocket science..."

"There is no leadership. There is no confidence. There is nothing that shows us that they actually care about what they're doing," Haley said. "What they're doing is playing games, and we as the taxpayers are having to cover for their games. We're not going to do it anymore."

Haley also noted that "no one should be going home. No one should be playing golf. No one should be taking vacations."

She later added, "There is something very wrong in this town."

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1 posted on 02/25/2013 9:20:51 PM PST by upchuck
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To: DollyCali; don-o; Force of Truth; Gator113; MontaniSemperLiberi; nakutny; patriot preacher; ...
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2 posted on 02/25/2013 9:22:00 PM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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To: upchuck
There is no leadership. There is no confidence

Which is why the economy still hasn't recovered.

I didn't like either McCain or Romney, but either of them would have demonstrated leadership and generated confidence.

3 posted on 02/25/2013 9:23:50 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is <i>of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: l8pilot; 2A Patriot; 2nd amendment mama; 4everontheRight; 77Jimmy; A Strict Constructionist; ...
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4 posted on 02/25/2013 9:24:00 PM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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5 posted on 02/25/2013 9:24:26 PM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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To: upchuck

Good to see genuine conservatives refusing to cave to the scumbag African communist Ubama and his Chicago mob.
Kudos to Nikki Haley.


6 posted on 02/25/2013 9:24:41 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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7 posted on 02/25/2013 9:25:20 PM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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To: upchuck

“There is something very wrong in this town.”

Yep.


8 posted on 02/25/2013 9:26:19 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: upchuck
...she asked Obama if he would consider a last-minute plan to shave about 2 percent from the annual federal budget...

Budget? What budget? Obozo hasn't had one for the past three years.

9 posted on 02/25/2013 9:29:19 PM PST by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: upchuck

Frustrating, along with the media, the captain is determined to head full speed ahead into an iceberg!


10 posted on 02/25/2013 9:31:30 PM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: upchuck

Government will borrow the sequester in 28 days at the current rate. Nikki is right to be mad.


11 posted on 02/25/2013 9:32:18 PM PST by CIDKauf (No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.)
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To: upchuck

Haley 2016!


12 posted on 02/25/2013 9:33:05 PM PST by matt04
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To: upchuck

“My kids could go and find $83 billion out of a $4 trillion budget,” Haley said. “This is not rocket science...”

Probably the best point about all this budget nonsense.


13 posted on 02/25/2013 9:35:47 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: upchuck
shave about 2 percent from the annual federal budget

Nikki doesn't get it either. It's not 2% from the budget; it's 2% from the rate of increase (read: from the baseline continuing resolution we've been operating under for the past four years in absence of a real federal budget).

14 posted on 02/25/2013 9:35:54 PM PST by kevao (.)
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To: upchuck

Yet , she will cave not on the sequester but the bigger issue of the debt ceiling next month. She has learned to play us, watch .


15 posted on 02/25/2013 9:39:02 PM PST by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: upchuck

Government will borrow the sequester in 28 days at the current rate. Nikki is right to be mad.


16 posted on 02/25/2013 9:43:23 PM PST by CIDKauf (No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.)
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To: matt04
Nikki Haley for president of U.S. 2016


17 posted on 02/25/2013 9:44:52 PM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: upchuck

WHEN WILL POLITICIANS GET A DAMN CLUE AND START BRINGING IN THEIR MP3 PLAYERS INTO THE ROOM DURING THESE CONVERSATIONS, MP3 PLAYERS I MIGHT ADD THAT HAVE A DAMN RECORD FEATURE IN THEM!!!!!!!!

HELL EVEN TURN THEIR DAMN CELL PHONE RECORDER ON!!!!

WHEN DEALING WITH THIS POS OF A TELEPROMPTER READING MORON HIS IMPERIAL ACTIONS NEED TO BE RECORDED!!!!!

HELL IF I HAD IT MY WAY I WOULD RUN FOR PUBLIC OFFICE WITH THE REQUIREMENT THAT MY ENTIRE TIME ALL 24/7x365x2-6YEARS BE RECORDED TOT HE DAMN INTERNET SO I WOULD BE "NON-CORRUPTIBLE".

WE HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW EXACTLY WHAT THEY SAY, THE POLITICIANS ARE SUPPOSED TO WORK FOR US!!

18 posted on 02/25/2013 10:04:38 PM PST by GraceG
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To: matt04

Haley / Paul

with Cruz in the Cabinet somewhere important!

A girl can dream can’t she...


19 posted on 02/25/2013 10:06:06 PM PST by GraceG
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To: upchuck

She later added, “There is something very wrong in this town.”

No sh!t Einstein.


20 posted on 02/25/2013 10:16:44 PM PST by Gator113 ( REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS and leave my guns alone!!)
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To: nutmeg

bookmark


21 posted on 02/25/2013 11:29:11 PM PST by nutmeg (Who and WHERE are the Benghazi survivors??)
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To: Democrat_media

Haley has the balls that most Republican male politicians lack.

I like this gal. She knows how to fight, stand her ground, and kick ass.

Maybe she could lend Boehner a pair. The same for McConnell.

Oh hell, the whole GOP too.


22 posted on 02/25/2013 11:31:58 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: samadams2000

You know she is the GOVERNOR of South Carolina, right?


23 posted on 02/26/2013 12:21:39 AM PST by Post5203 (I bought 6 marines a beer at a bar recently and not one said thanks. I won't do that again.)
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To: samadams2000
Yet , she will cave not on the sequester

She doesn't get to do that, even if she were so worthless as to so cave (which she is not!).

She's a governor, not a House or Senate member.

24 posted on 02/26/2013 12:55:44 AM PST by cynwoody
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To: upchuck

Zer0 is simply playing the same game that was played in the great government shutdown of 1995-1996. It is because the Republicans overplayed their hand that they handed Clinton his reelection. This brought the Republican’s efforts for reform to a halt without the executive branch. With the Senate in Democrat control, Zer0 thinks that by doing nothing, he will play the Republicans into losing their control of Congress.


25 posted on 02/26/2013 1:08:14 AM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: jonrick46

Clinton would have beaten Dole anyway. Dole had barely more fight in him than McCain.


26 posted on 02/26/2013 1:18:06 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

The Dole failure was one of many Republican disasters that has put many like me in the doldrums.


27 posted on 02/26/2013 1:36:40 AM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: upchuck

There’s a headline now on Drudge: “Taxpayers Give Big Banks $83 Billion a Year”.


28 posted on 02/26/2013 4:41:53 AM PST by cymbeline
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To: samadams2000

Correct Sir! (Or madame) just gamesmanship to keep the ‘ Pubies in line. Throw em a bone so to speak.


29 posted on 02/26/2013 5:30:54 AM PST by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal! ,)
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To: upchuck

Sing it, Nikki!


30 posted on 02/26/2013 6:11:48 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: upchuck
She later added, "There is something very wrong in this town."

Cloward-Piven is working to perfection. What seems "wrong" to Haley and others is that they do not realize how many people in DC want the American system to implode, and will actively defend against efforts to save it.

31 posted on 02/26/2013 6:54:17 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: upchuck

Something is very, very wrong in DC. I am wondering if our representatives shouldn’t live in their own districts and teleconference and vote electronically.


32 posted on 02/26/2013 7:07:57 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: upchuck

Something is very, very wrong in DC. I am wondering if our representatives shouldn’t live in their own districts and teleconference and vote electronically.


33 posted on 02/26/2013 7:08:14 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

I’m in love with your tag :)


34 posted on 02/26/2013 7:16:33 AM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie
I am wondering if our representatives shouldn’t live in their own districts and teleconference and vote electronically.

This is something I've thought about also. Maybe just spend one week a month in Wash DC.

An added benefit that that all those recesses so they can spend "time with our constituents" would not be needed. They'd be way more efficient.

The "Old Boy" club would fight this tooth and nail and it would be very hard to implement.

35 posted on 02/26/2013 7:20:15 AM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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To: upchuck

We need to prevent these “old boy” clubs from forming. Our representatives should be bonding with their constituents. This would have prevented McCain from having been “shocked” at the recent town hall meeting.


36 posted on 02/26/2013 7:49:16 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: kevao

Actually she is right.

Sequester will supposedly cut about 2 percent from the coming year’s budgeted spending, not from the past year’s actual spending.

Of course you are right as rain that it is not a 2 percent decrease in expenditures...


37 posted on 02/26/2013 7:58:11 AM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: upchuck

Uh No chit Haley!! Now you know what we all knew 4 year ago.


38 posted on 02/26/2013 8:47:14 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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